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White House: ‘Legal review’ holding up Russian sanctions

WASHINGTON — Days after declaring that President Trump would sign legislation imposing tough new sanctions on Russia, the White House said Tuesday that his government lawyers needed to wrap up a “legal review” of the bill first. approves the bill and intends to sign it.” The statement made no mention ...

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Booker introduces bill to legalize marijuana nationwide – Politico

Booker introduces bill to legalize marijuana nationwide – Politico

The bill would also “incentivize states through federal funds to change their marijuana laws if those laws were shown to have a disproportionate effect on low-income individuals and/or people of color.” | AP Photo/Alex Brandon U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is proposing a far-reaching bill that would both legalize marijuana at ...

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Senate Republicans brush off Trump's healthcare demands – The Hill

Senate Republicans brush off Trump's healthcare demands – The Hill

Senate Republicans appear poised to ignore President Trump’s demands that they immediately resurrect ObamaCare repeal and abolish the legislative filibuster. Trump has waged a public pressure campaign against GOP senators since they failed to pass even a “skinny” bill repealing ObamaCare last week. Unless Republicans are “total quitters,” Trump tweeted, ...

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Will Trump hold signing ceremony on Russian sanctions? – The Hill

Will Trump hold signing ceremony on Russian sanctions? – The Hill

President Trump has committed to signing a Russia sanctions bill, but it’s unclear if he’ll highlight his signature with a big ceremony. Major bills often have White House signing ceremonies, but Russian sanctions isn’t just any bill. It’s a measure that actually restricts Trump’s ability to lift sanctions on Moscow. ...

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